Hamlet Act 1

Identify Bernardo, Francisco, Marcellus, Horatio, and King Hamlet The guards who had seen the ghost; King Hamlet is the ghost of the foreign king.
What had Bernardo seen at a prior watch? The ghost of King Hamlet
Why does Marcellus think Horatio should speak to the ghost? He was the most honorable one.
What does young Fortinbras want to do? Take back his fathers land.
Who do the guards want to tell about the ghost? Hamlet.
Identify King Claudius, Queen Gertrude, Laertes, and Polonius. King Claudius- New king of Denmark; killed king HamletQueen Gertrude- Hamlet’s mother who had married ClaudiusLaertes- Polonius’s son, wants to go to school in FrancePolonius- Laertes dad, young Hamlets friend.
Where does Claudius send Cornelius and Voltimand? Norway
What does the King tell Hamlet? Stop grieving over his father.
Hamlet is upset for two reasons. What are they? 1. His dad has died.2. His mom remarried quickly to his uncle.
What news does Horatio bring to Hamlet? He saw his fathers ghost.
What does Hamlet decide to do after he hears Horatio’s news? Going outside at midnight to see the ghost.
What is Laertes’ advice to Ophelia? Hamlet is not going to marry you. Stay away from him.
What is Polonius’ advice to Laertes? Don’t share opinions, money, to thy own self be true (be yourself)
At the end of Scene 111 Ophelia agrees to “obey”. What will she do? Stay away from Hamlet.
What did the ghost tell Hamlet? He was murdered by his brother.
Hamlet swears Horatio to two things. What are they? 1. Don’t speak about the ghost. 2. Don’t freak out if Hamlet acts crazy.

You Might Also Like